String Quartessence

"Tick Talks Under The Clock"

Life-long learning at the Cultural Centre in Campbellford

Friday, April 25 at 7 pm

The String Quartet with Barb Hobart
and young musicians from the Accademia
Musica (Peterborough).

Tickets $15/$5

Aspects of Andrew

"Tick Talks Under the Clock"
Life-long learning at the Cultural Centre in Campbellford

Sunday, May 4 at 3 pm

The Music and Life of Andrew Lloyd
Webber with Robert Longo & Friends.

Tickets $15/$5

Love & Laments

"Tick Talks Under the Clock"
Life-long learning at the Cultural Centre in Campbellford

Friday, May 23 at 7 pm
Purcell's Dido & Aeneas with Larry
Beckwith (Toronto Masque Theatre)
and young artists from the TMT.

Tickets (taxes included): $15

Jesus Christ Superstar – In Concert

Westben's 15th Anniversary Celebration:
Friday & Saturday, June 6 & 7 at 7 pm; Sunday "Sing-Along", June 8 at 3 pm – At The Barn

An eclectic array of artists gather at The Barn for
special concert performances of the piece that started it all.
Tickets (taxes included): Adult $32, Senior $30, Student $15, Youth $5

CDHS Music Night

Saturday, June 14 at 7 pm – At The Barn

Featuring participants of the CDHS music programs
under the direction of Dave Noble.
Tickets (taxes included): Adult & Senior $10, Student & Youth $5

Sounds of a Better World

Sunday, June 15 at 3 pm – At The Barn

Featuring the Westben Youth & Teen Choruses; Donna Bennett, director,
and The Westben Wind Ensemble; Nancy Elmhirst, director.
Tickets (taxes included): Adult & Senior $10, Student & Youth $5

Here Comes The Sun Gala Fundraiser

Saturday, June 21 at 2 pm All Tickets $65 (taxes incl)

This Annual Fundraising Event will take place in a beautiful garden of a private home near Warkworth, Ontario

Dido and Aeneas

The Toronto Masque Theatre presents
Henry Purcell's

July 5 & 6 at 2 pm (Preview: July 4 at 7 pm) $55/$53 (taxes included)

Semi-staged, in English; Free Pre-performance Chats at 1 pm before each performance.
TBA—Dido; Alexander Dobson—Aeneas
and others, along with the Toronto Masque Theatre Chamber Orchestra & Chorus and members of the Westben Festival Chorus under the direction of
Larry Beckwith

One of England's earliest operas, Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas, and her despair when he abandons her. A baroque masterpiece featuring the famous Dido's Lament.

Tickets available until January 24 to Members Only.  Memberships start at $40.  Click Membership

Donna & Brian

July 10 at 7 pm $38/$36 (taxes incl.)  Westben's co-founders present an intimage evening celebrating musical performances including favourite classics of Richard Strauss, Robert and Clara Schumann, Frederic Chopin and of course, Donna and Brian.           Bennett Donna 08 web size newFinley Brian 08 new web size

TFIFun! Miss Caledonia

Comedy written & performed by Melody A. Johnson
Friday, July 11 at 7 pm $38/ 36 (taxes incl.)

The Bicycle Opera Project

Opera Singers on Bicycles?  Indeed!

Saturday, July 12 at noon at the Clock Tower Cultural Centre, 36 Front Street South in Campbellford, ON

Sunday, July 13 at 11 am at the Warkworth Centre for the Performing Arts on Main Street in Warkworth, ON

Tickets - "Pay what you can" at the door

Westben presents the Bicycle Opera Project which is pedaling through Trent Hills this summer offering two presentations of A Little Rain Must Fall and other sung Stories.

Cecilia String Quartet

Saturday, July 12 at 2 pm $38/$36 (taxes incl.)
Internationally acclaimed Canadian classical artists gather for a weekend of magnificent music making! On Saturday, hear the Cecilia String Quartet (winner of the 2010 Banff International String Quartet Competition).

Avan yu, piano

Sunday, July 13 at 2 pm $38/$36 (taxes incl.)
pianist Avan Yu (winner of the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition)

Shannon Graham & the Storytellers

Thursday, July 17 at 7 pm $25/$23 (taxes incl.)
Hear them here first! One of the newest voices on the block, Toronto composer and saxophonist Shannon Graham brings her Storytellers, a ten person chamber jazz ensemble to The Barn. Expect new textures, ranges of emotion, musical surprises and humor from this emerging group of brilliant young musicians—surely, the talk of the town!

FGIFolk! Skydiggers

An Acoustic Evening with
The Skydiggers
Friday, July 18 at 7 pm $38/$36

Andy Maize, Josh Finlayson, Jessy Bell Smith,
Ron Macey, Michael Johnston, Noel Webb, Peter Cash, Paul MacLeod
One of Canada's most distinguished roots-folk-rock band, The Skydiggers celebrates over
25 years having produced 16 albums and winning several awards including a Juno for the
Most Promising Group.

The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge

Saturday, July 19 at 7 pm
$50/$48 (taxes incl.)

Representing the finest in British choral tradition, The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge was recently voted the fifth best choir in the world in Gramophone magazine's "20 Greatest Choirs". The Choir comprises around thirty Choral Scholars and two Organ Scholars under the direction of conductor Stephen Layton.

Sunday Afternoon with Ben Heppner

Sunday Afternoon with...
Ben Heppner tenor
Brian Finley, piano
Sunday, July 20 at 2 pm $65/$63 (taxes incl.)

Recognized worldwide as the finest dramatic tenor before the public today, Canadian superstar tenor Ben Heppner is acclaimed in music capitals around the world for his beautiful voice, intelligent musicianship and sparkling dramatic sense. His performances on the opera stage, in concert with the world's leading orchestras, in the most prestigious recital venues, and in recordings have set new standards in his demanding repertoire. Westben is thrilled and honoured to welcome Ben to the Barn for a special afternoon of music from the worlds of opera and art song.

Tickets now available to Members only by calling the Westben Box Office 1-705 653 5508 or toll free 1-877-883-5777. Tickets go on sale to the General Public February 3, 2014

Phantom of the Opera - In Concert Version

Broadway at The Barn
Phantom of the Opera in Concert
July 23, 24, 25 & 26 at 2 pm $38/$36 (taxes incl.)
Mark DuBois—Phantom, Donna Bennett—Christine,
Gabrielle Prata—Carlotta, Robert Longo—Raoul,
and others, tba; Brian Finley—piano
Andrew Lloyd Webber's thrilling music theatre masterpiece in a special concert version.

TGIFilm! Phantom of the Opera

Friday, July 25 at 7 pm $25/$23 Students $15 Youth $5

Join us at The Barn for a Silent Movie showing of Phantom of the Opera with live piano accompaniment


Sunday, July 27 at 2 pm $38/$36 (taxes incl.)

Three tenors, step aside!! Welcome three Canadian Divas for an eclectic afternoon of all your feminine favourites from opera to music theatre with three of Canada's finest talents: Virginia Hatfield (soprano), Joni Henson (soprano) and
Megan Latham (mezzo-soprano), all accompanied by Brian Finley.

Anahtar-Sketches of Istanbul

Andrew Downing & Friends

Thursday, July 31 at 7 pm $38/ 36 (taxes incl.)
featuring Andrew Downing (bass & cello), Güç Başar Gülle (ud),Brenna MacCrimmon (vocalist), Peter Lutek (clarinet), Ben Grossman (percussion)Two-time Juno Award winner, Andrew Downing is a world renowned bassist, cellist and composer known to both classical and progressive jazz worlds. Whether he is dabbling in Ottoman classical music, folk/world music or silent film scores, you should be ready for an unforgettably fascinating evening! Tonight Andrew focuses on the great city of Istanbul. Anahtar is the Turkish word for "key" and this project, not unlike the city of Istanbul itself, seeks to act as a doorway between East and West.

TGIFiddle! Doug Leahy & Friends

Friday, August 1 at 7 pm

Building on three generations of world-renowned Leahy musicianship, Doug Leahy brings
some of his closest friends along with his infectious joy of music to The Barn. Expect a stage
full of high-energy, infectious Celtic-based music featuring Doug, his wife Jennifer and their
amazing children:
Adele, age12 (fiddle, piano, cello, dancing, singing),
Gregory, age 10 (fiddle, accordion, piano, dance, singing)
Angus, age 9 (fiddle, piano, dancing, singing)
Cecilia, age 7 (fiddle, piano, dancing, singing)
Joseph, age 5 (fiddle, dancing, singing)
Friday, August 1 at 7 pm $38/ 36 (taxes incl.)

Oliver Jones 2014

Saturday, August 2 at 2 pm $50/$48 (taxes incl.)
A Canadian jazz legend and his trio return to Westben


Sunday, August 3 at 2 pm
$38/ 36 (taxes incl.)
Season 2014 ends with the infectious energy of gospel-influenced traditional African music courtesy of Montréal's afro-pop group H'Sao.
Soul, pop, and R&B influenced, you will also thrill to the group's own unique brand of masterful a capella singing.
(Family-Friendly Workshop at 11 am)



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